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By wayneinreno ·
Do I have to replace both sticks or can I just put in one? I have two 128MB DIMM. Is it possible to put in one 256MB stick while leaving in one of the 128 MB sticks?
Also, does this take away from performance. (Having one 128 stick and one 256 stick.)

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by ManISKid In reply to replacing memory

You can put in both sticks of memory without any problems. Try and put the bigger stick into slot one so the bigger memory will be used first and there wont have to be as much switching between memory (eg as the 256 is used up it will roll over to the 12.

Also, if the 128mb stick is a pc100 and the other is a pc133 then they will both run at the slower speed. Your top memory speed depends on the motherboard, check your bios.

Hope that answered your question.

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by Admin-Stuart In reply to replacing memory

One exception I've dealt with recently is replacing Rambus, in that case I had to use pairs of DIMMs, not singles, otherwise, post above is your answer.

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